Monday, October 28

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for week two of a four part series on The French Revolution. The Revolutionary Fervor unleashed by the colonists in North America seemed carried by the currents of the Atlantic to the bastion of Western Royalty . . . Europe. And in 1789, the Great French Revolution commenced.This series wil...


Tuesday, October 29

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Are you afraid of the dark? Join the librarians for a evening of bone-chilling stories at Darien Historical Society! We will share the stories on the front lawn of the Bates-Scofield House Museum so please dress warmly. Don't forget to bring a blanket and flashlight. This evening's stories will incr...

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

From the Yemenite folk tunes and communal songs of yesteryear to the popular hits of the modern period, music in the State of Israel has long reflected the diversity of the people who live there. During this program, Dr. Gil Harel will discuss the way music has served as a reflection of national ide...


Wednesday, October 30

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join the children’s library for a special Halloween-themed Toddler Tales. Come in costume and trick-or-treat in the library afterwards! Open. Walkers up to 36 months.


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you encourage your friends and family to read amazing books? Have you thought about sharing those books with people in the reading community? Become a part of the Kid Book Influencers group at Darien Library! Every other month, we will read a book that's been published in the past year then meet...

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Thursday, October 31

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Pre-walking babies and a parent/caregiver. Join us for fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes in this lapsit storytime. Open.


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Calling all fiber artists! Whether you're a casual knitter, an expert crocheter, or dabble in loom weaving, join us as we create and chat. Bring your projects, get tips, and learn from one another. All skill levels welcome.


3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Feeling too old to trick or treat? Come to the Library instead! Grab some candy and treats, play games, watch the DCOM classic, "Halloweentown", and hang out with your friends to celebrate Halloween. Costumes encouraged but not required. Open. Ages 12-18.


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Come and celebrate the holiday in the Children's Library by joining us for a special "crafternoon" that will put you in a spooky mood! Open. Ages 3 and up.


Friday, November 1

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Join Miss Ann for a delightful afternoon of stories, activities, and music! A perfect activity for your little one after school. Ages 3 to 5.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Love to play video games at the Library? Stop by on Friday afternoons to try out our games with your friends. Ages 12 - 18.


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Learn the tradition behind the Mexican holiday, The Day of the Dead or Día de Muertos, in the Children's Library by creating a special craft with Miss Maria. Open. Ages 3 and up.


7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

(2019) Starring Frank Bough, John Chittenden, Bruno Du Bois, Pat Edwards and Tracy Edwards; Rated PG for language, thematic elements, some suggestive content and brief smoking images; 97 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-o...


Saturday, November 2

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Walkers (up to 36 months) and a parent/caregiver. This weekend storytime for families will include some of our favorite books, rhymes, songs and fingerplays. Open.


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you a LEGO fan? Let's build something together! Stop by every Saturday to participate in collaborative Lego building with other kids. Open. Ages 5 and up.


Sunday, November 3

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us for an interactive a cappella event with the University of Connecticut's a cappella group A Minor. About A Minor A Minor is an a cappella group based out of the University of Connecticut. They've been performing together for 15 years. They competed in the International Competition for Colleg...

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